The other day we were talking about the reality that life in the Garden means you're not alone. So life is as much about who you're with as it is what you can accomplish on your own. Out of that came the story about Jesus sleeping through a storm on a boat and the Israelites … Continue reading bread-like stuff in the desert
Gotta say folks. It's been a pretty great week. I can't put my finger on exactly why. But I have gotten to see a lot of you all this week. So as I think back over the days between Sunday and now, the conversations stick out. That's a good place to be on a Friday … Continue reading don’t give up
here's a follow-up to yesterdays thought. I mean, it's good to know what you need to give up in order to let God be God and live in the Kingdom of Heaven now; and since nothing is worth more than living in the day7 rest, it usually comes out to a pretty good trade. But … Continue reading not bad
JOY in HARDSHIP and GENEROSITY in POVERTY. This past Sunday we talked about a group of people from the 1st century whose lives were described with those words. It sounds amazing: joy in hardship and generosity in poverty. That phrase has been echoing around in my head this week; but as I sat down and … Continue reading it’s all worth it.
I found this psalm this morning and have been sort of daydreaming on it for the last few minutes. Read it and then stare at nothing and let your mind wander through the ideas. LORD, who may dwell in your sacred tent? Who may live on your holy mountain? The one whose walk is blameless, who … Continue reading never be shaken
So we've been talking the last couple weeks about how theStory gives us the invitation to live the life we were meant for, right now. That life is fulfilling and full of possibility. Last Sunday Adam showed us how that life is described by nine pretty great words: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, … Continue reading the number9